CULTURE & CAREERS

Optimal Blue is always looking for self-motivated individuals that will thrive in an environment of innovation. Technical candidates will find smart, dedicated, and collaborative individuals working with the latest technology and industry leading applications. Likewise, if you are a mortgage professional looking to transition industry knowledge into a technology-driven career, you came to the right place! You’ll notice that our culture is one in which employees are truly dedicated to working as a team to shape the future of the dynamic financial technology industry.

COMPETITIVE SALARIES, PTO
& BONUS OPPORTUNITIES

PAID MICROSOFT
TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

401(K) & COMPREHENSIVE
BENEFITS PACKAGES

MODERN WORKSPACE
& CASUAL DRESS

WEEKLY LUNCHES, MASSAGES
& HAPPY HOURS

GREAT TEAM ATMOSPHERE
& COLLABORATIVE CULTURE

Optimal Blue is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, as well as the contribution of different perspectives that help in building a better company and superlative technology solutions.

We encourage you to explore our open positions below or submit your resume to careers@optimalblue.com.

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Job Summary:

We are looking for an Optimal Blue Client Advisor who is responsible for a variety of tasks required to provide support for existing customers.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Maintain customer relationships; proactively provide customers with helpful information regarding the system and make suggestions on how to use the system to its full capability
  • Complete defined Client Advisor/Product training to obtain complete understanding of the system
  • Converse with customers by phone addressing any questions, problems, and ongoing training
  • Stay informed on new release changes and new products
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service evidenced by customer feedback and performance reviews
  • Stay informed on industry trends
  • Successfully complete defined product training to obtain complete understanding of the system

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a “Get it Done” attitude
  • Premier customer service skills
  • Tech Savvy! You learn new technology quickly, you like to teach others to use technology and you’re always up for learning something new
  • At least two years’ experience in the residential mortgage industry
  • Secondary marketing experience a definite plus
  • Familiarity and experience with mortgage technology including PPEs, LOS, etc.
  • Familiarity and understanding of the loan process from origination to sale
  • Familiarity with investor rate sheets and product guidelines
  • Basic to advanced computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to help expand upon the data engineering and analytics initiatives for one of the fastest growing technology companies in the DFW area! Your role will be responsible for developing data products used by our SaaS customers. If you like data, have an analytical mind set and an eye for detail, this is the opportunity for you!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be a key contributor in a cross-functional, agile, data engineering and analytics team.
  • Perform data wrangling using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Develop ETL pipelines using source databases and REST services.
  • Design and build big data analytic applications.
  • Build scalable and supportable data platforms and support the fast-growing data within the business.
  • Integrate with data mining packages (ML, ANNs, Decision Tree, etc.), e.g. the Azure Cortana Intelligence suite
  • Develop, and support the development of, reports and visualizations using Power BI or similar packages.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity through well-defined acceptance criteria and testing.
  • Help shape user stories for new capabilities, ensuring data lineage is well managed as part of the process.

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in ETL development and backroom processes required.
  • Strong SQL experience, including advanced query concepts and query performance tuning.
  • Experience with standard star schema design and development concepts, including fact table types, grain levels and SCDs required.
  • Experience in cloud computing (PaaS and IaaS) environments; particularly in the Azure cloud.
  • Experience in general-purpose programming language such as C#, Java, or Python.
  • Familiarity with Big Data platforms and pipeline concepts such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar degree required.

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for supporting the developers of consuming customers in the implementation, troubleshooting and ongoing support of Optimal Blue API. Optimal Blue API is used for integrations with various Loan Origination Systems (LOS) as well as many mortgage technology partners.

Responsibilities

  • Communicating verbally and in writing with developers to ensure they have access to and understand all of the documentation related to integrations using Optimal Blue’s API
  • Assist developers with troubleshooting/debugging all issues related to the building and testing of the API integration i.e. data/content abnormalities connection issues etc.
  • Responsible for identifying and communicating trends to management

Qualifications

  • Technical background related to software or application development or related positions
  • 2 plus years’ experience debugging and supporting integrated software applications using Web APIs
  • 2 plus years’ experience using API troubleshooting tools (experience with Postman a definite plus)
  • 2 plus years’ experience working with both technical (developers) and nontechnical customers explaining and supporting the implementation and troubleshooting process associated with Web APIs
  • 2 plus years’ experience working in the mortgage industry
  • Bachelor’s degree is a plus but not required

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for verification and validation of software developed by the development team. This position will combine manual and automation testing skills. The ideal candidate will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. They will be responsible for participating in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining a cost effective, long-term automation strategy and framework promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability. Specific Technologies used are C#, Selenium, Microsoft SQL Database Server (MSSQL) and GIT.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops test plans, test cases, strategies and QA metrics in support of test execution.
  • Execute functional, regression, and various other types of testing as appropriate.
  • Gain a firm understanding of business rules and new features being implemented.
  • Estimate test effort and provide updates on remaining work to project team and project management.
  • Develop and maintain smoke, functional and regression test scripts.
  • Effectively employ test automation to reduce testing cycles on repeated tasks.
  • Performs full functional & regression testing on software products.
  • Assist developers on bug fixes, bug isolation, and resolution.
  • Support the use of procedures, policies and systems in testing.
  • Accurately report and manage defects.
  • Actively participate in quality assurance process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Computer Science, or related subject
  • 3 years of QA experience with experience in automation: API testing experience, Selenium experience, C# experience
  • Experience in Quality assurance/system testing methodologies, including software development cycles, testing processes and standards.
    • Experience with defect tracking tools
    • Strong understanding of testing techniques, approaches, and strategies
    • Web application testing experience
    • Data gathering, compiling and analysis skills.
    • Experience in Agile development tracking tools
    • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Exhibits good judgment, professionalism, and open-mindedness
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, trainable, and a team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments; able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to details
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with hands-on, “get it done” attitude
  • Self-starter, customer-service oriented and ability to communicate with business partners

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Analyst to join our Secondary Services team in Denver. Optimal Blue Secondary Services is a cutting edge provider of mortgage pipeline hedging analytics and loan commitment software. The Analyst will support operations for clients and customers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Loan committing
    • Pipeline hedging
    • Performance Reporting
    • Data Analysis
    • Various analytical activities
    • General Process Improvements
    • Product Enhancement discussions

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years experience in residential mortgage Secondary Marketing i.e. Lock Desk, pricing, Loan committing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Math or related field preferred but not required
  • Very detail oriented
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent customer service/customer facing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

As a key member of the software development team you will work as a part of an Agile software development team to produce cutting edge products for the mortgage industry. You will work with the business, product development, business analysts, quality assurance analysts and other talented developers. You will have ownership over your work and a real voice in the direction the platform takes.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a bright and talented individuals to play a key role in designing, coding, debugging, innovating and testing our award-winning software solutions. The ideal candidate is one who wants to work in a fun, fast paced, diverse Agile environment.

We are experts in our business and we are seeking an additional team member who will contribute to maintaining our standards of excellence and innovation as we continue to grow.

You Have:

  • A focus on quality and performance
  • C# development skills (2 – 7 years) in a SaaS environment
  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability for the things you build
  • Familiarity with distributed and decoupled software architecture
  • A desire to produce great quality software while having fun
  • Out of the box problem solving skills
  • High energy with a positive attitude and great communication skills
  • A great team oriented attitude with a drive for success
  • A desire to learn in a rapid paced environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree

We Have:

  • A great Agile work environment with the best teammates you have ever worked with
  • An environment that is pushing the limits of technology and finding new ways to apply technology to solving problems
  • Loads of smart people
  • All the great coffee and soda you can drink and a free team lunch every week (it really is free!)
  • Progressive management who fully support Agile, Quality and cutting edge technology
  • An office environment that encourages collaboration
  • A strong company with consistently great growth
  • Exciting projects that require investment and ownership on the part of all team members

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Job Summary:

This is a unique position with the operations arm of a mortgage technology company. You will be responsible for daily trade reconciliations/auditing, number review, detailed accuracy and day to day interaction with analysts on the team. You will eventually be responsible for being a SME in the area and being responsible for training others on the team. If you are a hard worker who loves numbers and enjoys a lively office environment, then this may be the opportunity for you!

Detailed Responsibilities:

Responsible for a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Verbal/electronic confirmation and balancing of MBS trades and investor commitments
  • Addressing and reconciling trade/commitment discrepancies with vendors and customers
  • Execution and transmission of trade assignments
  • Data Entry
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in accounting/book keeping, auditing and/or reconciliations
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Some college and/or associate’s degree a plus
  • Experience using Excel daily for reconciliations, data verification etc.
  • Must be very comfortable working with technology, learning new technology and are very flexible with changes to platforms, tools etc.
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic, high attention to detail and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • This position requires the ability to work as part of a team in a trading environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Optimal Blue believes in investing in its employees and therefore provides many benefits for each employee. These benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, casual dress, paid time off, holidays, massages, gym membership, and 401K.

Please send all correspondences to careers@optimalblue.com.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Optimal Blue, LLC its affiliates and subsidiaries (the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, pregnancy (childbirth & related conditions), gender, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, national origin to include ancestry, age, disability (mental or physical), marital status, military or veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal Blue participates in the E-Verify program.